Guillaume de Machaut • Ite missa est (2) F-Pn 22546

Guillaume de MachautThis is the second episode (first episode here) of the series of movies on the various sources of Guillaume de Machaut’s Messe de Notre Dame using, as an example, the Ite missa est.

This movie is part of a series of movies where Psallentes sings Machaut’s Ite missa est and Deo gracias. In an introductory movie the manuscript page as a whole is on show (2.0). In related movies, each of the four voices can be followed in detail (2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4). The audio is always the same. Video 1 corresponds to the triplum, 2 to the motetus, 3 to the tenor, and 4 to the contra-tenor.

F-Pn 22546 is a fourteenth-century manuscript containing poetry and music by Guillaume de Machaut. It also contains a version of Machaut’s Mass (there are five sources for the Mass). In this Ite missa est, the four voices have been written out on the same page. The staffs with the music to be sung by the motetus are damaged. Consulted via http://gallica.bnf.fr/ – Hendrik Vanden Abeele

[Whole source]

Triplum

Moteteus

Tenor

Contra-Tenor

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